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EPA Amalgam Separator Mandate Common Sense

Does your practice have an amalgam separator? If so, you might already be an industry trailblazer, but the EPA amalgam separator mandate believes it...
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Do I need to have an epinephrine auto-injector?

Anaphylaxis is one of the most frightening things that can happen in your practice. It can happen at any time: immediately after an injection,...

Emergency Preparedness

HealthFirst Case Studies

Case Study: Saving a Life with an Emergency Medical Kit

The following example of using an emergency medical kit was reported to HealthFirst by Malbis Parkway Pediatric Dentistry in Spanish Fort, AL. HealthFirst appreciates the...
Increasing Medical Waste Disposal Costs

Increasing Medical Waste Disposal Costs

Last year ADAnews published an article regarding dental offices issues arising from their medical waste...
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EPA Dental Amalgam Rule – Top 5 Things to Know

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has officially signed and submitted the final rule on dental amalgam...
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EPA Dental Amalgam Final Ruling for Dental Offices Officially Published

As of Thursday, December 15 2016, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has officially signed and...
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Saturday October 22nd is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

This Saturday, October 22nd from 10am to 2pm local time, the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) is organizing...
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Medical Waste Contracts – Read the Fine Print

ADAnews recently published an article regarding dental offices issues arising from their medical waste contracts....

Infection Prevention

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Improper Infection Prevention Controls in the Dental Practice Can be the...

A New Jersey oral surgeon has recently been accused of improper infection prevention controls in the dental practice, which lead to 15 cases of bacterial...

Regulatory Compliance

How to avoid board action in dentistry

Avoid Board Action

How to Avoid Board Action Dentistry is an increasingly regulated field. The need to protect the patient, the practitioner and the staff is becoming more...